Current Status Bill Number:
3847Ratification Number: 242Act Number: 145Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19970409Primary Sponsor: MeachamAll Sponsors: Meacham and KirshDrafted Document Number: pt\1131dw.97Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19970605Date of Last Amendment: 19970605Governor's Action: VDate of Governor's Action: 19970614Action on Governor's Veto: OSubject: Cemeteries, minimum acreage of land required for use as cemetery, exception provided
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19970714 Act No. A145 Senate 19970617 Veto overridden House 19970617 Veto overridden ------ 19970614 Vetoed by Governor ------ 19970609 Ratified R242 House 19970605 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification Senate 19970605 Amended, read third time, returned to House with amendment Senate 19970604 Read second time, ordered to third reading with notice of general amendments Senate 19970603 Polled out of Committee: 08 SG Without report Senate 19970520 Introduced, read first time, 08 SG referred to Committee House 19970515 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19970514 Amended, read second time House 19970501 Request for debate by Representative Howard Canty Scott Lloyd Breeland Whipper Mack Young- Brickell Meacham R. Smith Felder Harrell Lanford Tripp Kelley Keegan Davenport House 19970430 Recalled from Committee 27 H3M House 19970409 Introduced, read first time, 27 H3M referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A145, R242, H3847)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 39-55-215, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MINIMUM ACREAGE OF LAND REQUIRED FOR USE AS A CEMETERY, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Minimum acreage for cemeteries, exception
SECTION 1. Section 39-55-215 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"(e) The provisions of subsections (a) and (b) relating to the minimum acreage do not apply when the governing body of a municipality which is within fifteen miles of the corporate limits of the City of Charlotte, North Carolina and in which the cemetery is to be located passes an ordinance authorizing a cemetery with less than thirty acres of land when a licensee establishes an irrevocable trust with a trust corpus of at least fifteen thousand dollars and five acres of land, and the dedication of fifteen percent of all future sales to deposit in the trust on a quarterly basis."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 6/14/97.
Veto overridden by House -- 6/17/97.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 6/17/97.